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4 Best Muscle Toning Leg Exercises

10 Mar

We show you the 4 best muscle toning and building leg exercises you can try on your next leg day. These exercises are super effective, try them today! 1) Narrow Squat to Sumo Squat Jumps with an EXTREME resistance band just above the ankles for that added bit of intensity. 2) Sumo Deadlifts – Make […]

5 Reasons to Stay Hydrated During Your Workout

30 Sep

Along with your headphones and pre-workout, realising you have forgotten your water bottle when you get to the gym is possibly one of the most irritating things to endure. Annoying? Yes, potentially injury inducing? You betcha; and not to mention the way that not being hydrated can negatively impact your workout. The team at Cardiff […]

The Truth About Carbs

18 Aug

Carbs get a bad press within the fitness industry but they’re not as bad as people make out. We’ve tried to summarise the key things to know about carbs below. What types of carbs are there? • Simple carbs include sugar, honey and corn syrup. These consist of just 1 or 2 sugar molecules and […]

Finding Time To Exercise

29 Jul

This is something I get asked often – how do I find the time to exercise while still working full time? So I thought I’d pull together a quick post with my top 5 tips: 1. PLAY THE FIELD Essentially, try everything at least once! You can’t say you hate something if you’ve never tried […]

Video – Full Body Kettlebell Workout

15 Jul

Try these kettlebell exercises to give you a good full body workout: → 24 Bell Squat Jumps ← → 16 Squat Raises ← → 16 Burpee Lateral Presses ← → 12 Lunge Row On Each Leg ← → 24 Bell Lunge Jumps ← → 30 Seconds Leg Raise Flutters ← → 16 Russian Twist Presses […]

5 Ways to Make Fitness Fun

11 May

Staying fit and active is crucial to good health, yet it can be difficult to commit the time required for exercise and to stay motivated to do so regularly. Give these tips a try which will help you make working out fun.   Making Fitness Fun A good and easy way of being able to […]

How to Prevent Soreness after Working Out

3 Apr

What Are DOMS?   Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is the pain and soreness felt in muscles several hours to days after strenuous exercise. The stiffness is felt most strongly 24 to 72 hours after the exercise. Anyone that has ever worked out can relate to DOMS and although some people may see it as […]

Video – Core Strengthening Workout

20 Mar

  STRENGTHEN YOUR CORE!   Here’s a series of floor exercises, varying from basic to more advanced, that can be used to help build a stronger core! Give them a try. Got any comments or want to see other workout videos? Get in touch and we’ll see what we can do! Also, don’t forget to […]

The Benefits of Stretching

29 Feb

Stretching is an integral part of one’s training programme. Performing the correct type of stretch during the appropriate phase of a training session is crucial to understand in order to elicit the desired effect on the body. It can greatly enhance your training, improve range of motion and possibly help prevent injuries if implemented appropriately. […]

Top 5 Tips To Lead A Healthy Lifestyle

16 Feb

New year – new me! Let’s be very honest with ourselves, is this something you said at the beginning of last year and find yourself saying it again this year? For a lot of people it is, and I think they genuinely meant it at the time but for reasons either out of their control, […]